Recall Alert: Check Your Freezer For This Chicken ASAP

After inspectors found contamination from foreign material including wood, plastic, rubber, and metal, Pilgrim’s Pride issued a major recall of nearly 4.6 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products.

According to Pilgrim’s Pride, the recall is voluntary and affects products marked as produced between Aug. 21, 2014, and March 1, 2016, with the establishment number “EST.20728” inside the USDA inspection mark. Products involved in the recall include 10-, 20-, and 30-pound boxes of Gold Kist Farms, Sweet Georgia Brand, and Pierce whole-grain-breaded chicken nuggets, patties, and popcorn-style fritters.

Customers are urged to discard affected products or return them to Pilgrim’s Pride, and the company said in a statement that it is retraining all employees involved in production.Products being recalled include:

  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Nuggets Nugget Shaped Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Menu Right Fully Cooked Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Nuggets Breaded Nugget Shaped Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Homestyle Breaded Strip Shaped Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Homestyle Breaded Breakfast Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Homestyle Breaded Chicken Patty
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Hot & Spicy Breaded Chicken Patty
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Popcorn Style Chicken Patty Fritters
  • Pierce Chicken Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Tenderloins
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Nuggets Nugget Shaped Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Home-style Breaded Chicken Nuggets Nugget Shaped Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Home-style Breaded Breakfast Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Home-style Breaded Chicken Patties
  • Gold Kist Farms Fully Cooked Whole Grain Hot & Spicy Breaded Chicken Patties
  • Sweet Georgia Brand Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets Breaded Nugget Shaped Chicken Patties With Rib Meat
  • Sweet Georgia Brand Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Tenderloins
  • Sweet Georgia Brand Fully Cooked Whole Grain Popcorn Style Chicken Patty Fritters
  • Sweet Georgia Brand Fully Cooked Whole Grain Hot And Spicy Breaded Chicken Patty
  • Sweet Georgia Brand Fully Cooked Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Nuggets
  • Sweet Georgia Brand Fully Cooked Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Breast Patties With Rib Meat

Here is a complete list of recalled products.

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